Distraction? There’s an app for that!

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

We’re tackling the problem of distractions this week, and like many of us, I’m an expert at finding reasons to not write. Laundry to be folded? Dishwasher to be unloaded? Twitter to be checked for the fiftieth time in an hour? I’ve succumbed to all of these and a million more. Luckily, I’ve got a pretty simple and low-level hack to share. This works for me, given my oft-discussed proclivity…

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Deb Dana Needed Some Motivation to Write this Post

When I realized tonight was Monday night and not Sunday night, meaning I had to write my weekly Deb post, I felt…shall we say…rather unmotivated. And then I discovered this week’s theme is “motivation.” I am swimming in irony! As with many instances in my life — my job in daily news, my applications to grad school and college, my entry to become a Deb — I was motivated to…

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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Deb Kerry Needs a Buddy System

Hi, my name is Kerry Schafer and I am a procrastinator. There ought to be a group for that. Procrastinator’s Anonymous would be a brilliant idea, I think – except that nobody would ever show up. It’s unfortunate there’s no money to be made from this skill, because I could make a killing. Housework? Right after I read this chapter. Bills? I’ll get to it just as soon as I’m…

Monday, May 27, 2013
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